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channel. bill o'reilly is next. orrow. with me on fox business an hour from now. >> glenn: america, welcome to the "glenn beck program." roll up your sleeves because we're going to do some work. americans have been saying for a long time, they just want to know the truth. they just want to know the truth, even if it's hard and they're willing to do it. well, okay, all right. today we tell you the truth, tell you the truth and all this week we show you how to slash the budget. but i worn you, i'm not going to have any friends left. there isn't anybody that won't be hacked off at me because when you see what we have to do, not to thrive, but to survive, americans might change their tune. we'll see how you will react. it's time to introduce you to the plan. c'mon, let's go! ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. it's a working week. we're going to kind of keep you informed with what is going on in the news, but we have some amazing guests that are coming on this week that have been working with me on slashing the budget. it's an idea i want to lay out for you tonight and then please tell y
, happy days are here again. look, america is back. the remarkable tale of the economic turn-around. you can read about that and hate on the right. wow! they got it all done. there is literally nothing else we need to do here. i think we just go home and turn out the lights. i'm serious. c'mon, guys. we can go now! ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. welcome to day two, the beginning of the plan. what is the plan? yeah, i just like to hear it from washington, quite honestly. it's all the changes that need to happen to keep america from going broke. these are tough changes but they have to be made. c'mon, please, the dow hit 11,000 this week. the president said we're turning the corner. didn'tp you see all the good news? yeah. yeah. this is amazing propaganda. i've never seen anything like this. from the people who told us we're all socialists now. then when i started saying it, they said, "no, no, no socialist, how dare you. what kind of a racist are you for saying he's a socialist?" now they're on this one. america is back. and in this magazine, it's fantastic, because you can also read a
to abortion restrictions. >> we have a close eye on the rain pattered moving to the area. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> israel sent an urgent warning to citizens to leave the sinai peninsula immediately. officials said they have concrete evidence of suspected terrorist plot to kidnap israelis. israel holds a standing travel advisory to the sinai because of the threat of terror attacks. nebraska lawmakers approved a bill banning abortions of 20 weeks based on the assertion that fetuses feel pain. the bill was meant to stop late term abortions in and of the few states where doctors are willing to provide them. >>> president obama began the second day of the regular summit on a somber note. >> the mom
disciplines. and each operates uniquely with basically only two other institutions in america. and almost none around the world. the two in america being the national institutes of health, and national science foundation. where we allocate federal funds based on peer review. and so we bring the best and the brightest in america in various fields to assess projects or grants or scholarship. of one kind or another. and so when you ask about goals, one is to preserve the institution as it's come in to being. and has developed a rather wonderful track record. but beyond that, they are challenges of the time. and so i've laid forth two that i consider to be initiatives that aren't exactly goals but there's a hard, kind of thin line between a goal and an initiative. one i called bridging cultures where we're looking at putting a greater emphasis on what it is that makes a people a people. and then what it is that makes people differentiated. and we're a society that has a wondrous national culture. but we are also a mosaic of subcultures. so understanding ourselves is very important. and then we're
. >> hello, i'm larry kudlow. in our taxing america segment, we'll talk with welt for the common good. they want to repeal the tax and they say they want to pay their fair share. >> and i'm melissa francis, we'll talk live with the ceo of virgin america and get his take and, you guessed it, the baggage fees. we love it. this is "the call" on cnbc. >>> okay, well, here you go, not a great way for the earning season to start. alcoa missing its revenue forecast and wall street taking notice here. stocks falling with intel up next reporting after the bell this afternoon. the dow back below 11,000. take a look. but it has been creeping up just a little bit there. we're down 32 off the lows of the session down 0.3% there. s&p 500 also seeing some downside but, again, bouncing off the lows. the nasdaq in the red down 7 points and 25% loss there. oil is falling below that key 83 support level. that's one to take note of today. $82.72 per barrel right now. we want to head over to our pal bob pisani at the new york stock exchange. >> we're overalcoa. disappointment, but the big story is going t
this is the type of change president obama is bringing to the america. this is what is at stake in november. all of this information and much more can be found in part one of a new book 2010 take back america a battle plan the stakes, targets, strategy and what you can do. joining me is the author of this new book the one and only dick morris. welcome to hannity. >> the elbow bump. >> sean: i have a bit of a strained voice. >> meaning not shaking. >> sean: first of all, i love the book. >> thank you. >> sean: i love it. you get into some great detail here. great strategies. i want to start at the beginning this is important, you got to make the case. barack obama is ruining america. he's destroying everything that makes us great. two stories on drudge. white house science czar u.s. cannot expect to be number one in science and technology forever. another picture of the president bowing before another world leader. saying in another piece, that you know, talking about america, he was comparing us to you know a third world dictatorship, for crying out loud. >> in your text segment, you talk about
. why you may be surprised about what this somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> you're watching abc 7 news at 11m with leon harris, caroline lyders, doug hill, and tim brant sports. >>> three people were inside as rescuers approached. she disappeared under the water. the rescue teams found her later downstream unconscious. >>> deadly mining accident in west virginia has virginia governor bob mcdonnell taking action. he wants to amend the budget to increase funding for mining safety. >>> the senate held a moment of silence to honor the memories of the 29 miners killed in the west virginia explosion, and in west virginia, the governor led a ceremony to commemorate the minors. the cause of the expl
america. a group is here, walking and cleaning up from maryland all the way to san francisco, california. keeping our waterways and highways clean. that's good stuff because we need clean waterways. >> can you do the back of my car? >> so, they have a lot of good information to tell us. we also have a great segment, girls getaways. i was looking at some of these. they are talking about the eastern shore and hyatt. i'm thinking about a girls getaway for myself. >> weekend getaway? >> yes. >> good deal. megan is away. she's getting weighed in now. at brick dies. she'll have the results tomorrow morning. >>> today's hot topic. do you spank your child? a new study says parents who do spank their children may be doing more harm than good. a leading doctors' group says what -- whacking kids on the backside can backfire. >> reporter: there's a time-honored phrase that says spare the rod spoil the child but a new study from the american academy of pediatrics suggests that corporal punishment may actually increase aggressive behavior. a survey of 2,500 mothers in the may issue of the journal ped
in the drive in theater. you have the biggest screen in north america? >>> well, i say usa, but technically, north america. it's 52 x 120. >> how many drive ins are left in maryland and in the country. >> well, in maryland, there's one. >> that's the country, that's the benjies and in the country, it seems for the last five or six years to be around 600 sites. >> and ken adam. how many drive ins are left. >> last count, 381 and 628 screens. >> okay. >> let's talk about you're being on facebook. how do we get the word out. >> we're on facebook/benjies and we're approaching 10,000 fans. that's a big am and we're giving away cool prizes. >> well, very good. we want to talk to shawn. we'll get on the other side. how are you. >> i'm fine. you put our name in lights, thank you. how long did it take you? >> well, getting the letters, about an hour each side of the board. >> well, when you first did this. how long did it take you? >>> well, at least two hours each time, closer to four hours. >> i heard you developed an affinity with it. you carry more letters and getting everything down. well, we t
nice looking. we will have it for you coming up. >>> now the latest on the boy scouts of america sex scandal. a oregon jury found the organization kneeingly jept for repeated sexual abuse by a scout master and awaded the plaintiff $1.4 million. they decided could you tell us are liable for punitive damages as well, that will be decided in a separate phase of the trial there is ra happy ending to reports about a girl who had been missing since friday. naudia bloom was rescued from a agator invest -- alligator infested swamp. she has a variation of autism and disappeared on friday afternoon. her parents heard she was inspired to go exploring from a book from the american girls series. crews found nothing until a lone volunteer ventured in to the woods. his wife said he was unable to sleep until naudia was found he said the lord and i will do it just fine. i will keep you informed. the next thing i did was i got a text message after 9:00 that says she is safe in my arms. >> rescue teams helped deliver her to safety. authorities says their investigation isn't over yet. >>> cleaning up th
the canadiens. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> wizards have two more games to go. they could finish the season theus .500 with these two? things didn't work out tonight, did they? >> wishful thinking. last nba game will be here in madison square garden at thank goodness because the knicks and the wizards have combined for 108 losses, both teams already licking their chops for next season when they will look dramatically different. tonight, like much of the season, it was not all about the wiz. al thornton and the guys like playing up there in the garden. wizards up by four. pulls up from way deep and buries the three to beat the buzzer. wizards up by five and shooting well. third quarter, wizard
. >> in this kind of economy, competing with that and india, raising taxes is suicidal. it makes america less competitive, less productive, less capable of building new factories. it is suicidal. i would start from the opposite end. i would say that the -- first of all it is very clear that the president made a decision part of why i moved to a much more decisive critique in describing a secular socialist machine and the most radical administration in history. they a chance after scott brown won in massachusetts to back up and say, you know the polls are against the health bill, the town hall meetings are against the health bill, the tea parties are against the health bill now we've lost kennedy's seat over the health bill, maybe we ought to go slower. instead they did the opposite. took them about a week they said we are going to ram this through no hart what the american people think. no question from every source i know of from gallup, rasmussen, dozen others that the health bill is unpopular by 20, 25 point margin. they just don't care. next they are going to come back and try to pass cap
diversify america's energy supply, we maximize the production of renewable energy, that we produce more here at home and, yes, that includes oil and natural gas. and, madam president, the use of coal is also very important and the use of coal using new technology to decarbonize the use of coal is important. we can do all of these things. our legislation includes provisions that will accomplish that. we neendz our legislation to come to the -- we need our legislation to come to the floor of the senate from the energy committee. i would say awful those who -- i support a carbon cap and i will support pricing carbon. that does not include support for cap and trade. if we haven't learned anything from the last decade or so about what wall street would do with ads 1 trillion carbon securities market, then we're pretty ill-prepared to legislate on these issues. so, madam president, there are not a lot of weeks left in this legislative session, and my fervent hope is, i would say to those who have been working on climate change and blocking our ability to bring an energy bill to the floor of the s
states of america can do. and we are not going to impose any kind of peace upon palestine and israel and that is that. it was a surprising, considering what we've been reading, chris, about the possibility of the united states might lay out what we think are the basic outlines of a just and lasting peace. my guess today would be we're not going to do it. >> the question i guess is for the israelis to answer. they have to answer it in the first instance before we get to it. we could suggest an alternative over there. mr. mayor, it seems to me this is the challenge. israel has to unite the moderate arab world such as it is. jordan, the saudis, the egypt n egyptians, all the emirates. it has to get them on their side against iran in terms of iran's nuclear threat. they can't do that step unless they can find something over palestine, right? so the irony is they may have to give something in terms of the middle east situation in order to build the kind of armada, if you will, diplomatic armada they need to shut down the iranian nuclear threat. do you think that's a tradeoff they're thin
and personal topics. >>> kevin uebanks is leaving jay leno, after 18 years of leading america into commercial breaks he says he wants to finish a song. he says it's time for a career change but didn't say what the change would be. he said "the tonight show" was a wonderful experience. he became musical director after bradford marsalis left in 1995. >>> a plan to save the city money saves jobs. >> but costs you. new proposed fees. >> new taxes and new fees to balance the baltimore city budget. i'm sherrie johnson. coming up, i'll tell but some parking fees you need to know about. >> plus, a shocking statement from the vatican number two man about priests abusing young boys. >> and a rough day at the ballpark. not just on the field. michael phelps may have been there but it was not pretty. >> officers say one thing but it's hard to argue with what you see in front of you. just what happened at the university of maryland. Ñ >>> april 13, 15 minutes away from "good morning america" at 7:00. >> justin berk is here. >> beautiful day yesterday, 71 degrees with sun. today will be different. 45 now
, these are international travel, but this is both are countries very connected to america. it's more than a u.s.-led effort. it is a u.s. effort with assistance from around the world. particularly, the mexicans really fear, last year was h1n1. this year, it's the drug war. that there really is unease among the americans, which is the tourist, which feeds the tourist dollars into the country, so this visit is very helpful just simply by showing that the first lady has no problem going to mexico and you shouldn't either. >> and the message out of the summit, here we are, all of these countries getting together with president obama. what has really been accomplished, chuck? >> i think historically, he's brought 46 world leaders here. it was supposed to be 47 and netanyahu decided not to come. >> it's the first time since 1945. >> bringing attention to nuclear terrorism. i think they seem to struggle to get the focus. they didn't -- when you hold a summit like this, your job is to sell it. up until yesterday, they were struggle to get a focus. getting john brennan out there and talking about nuclear terrorism
and pat toomie. >> and america's back, is america back or is someone cheerleading for a very friendly administration? >> congratulations on your book. >> thanks, judge. if you do the crime, it could be on your license for the end of time. why one state wants drug offenders to have labels on their driver's licenses. >> some are too scared to report it. we're not scared. i am a little. gretchen isn't. >> we're back at 53 minutes after the hour. a lawmaker's proposal to tackle drug abuse is stirring major controversy in the state of louisiana. they're proposing that the driver's license of two time felons bear a label that says drug offender if they've been convicted of a drug offense but is this the scarlet letter for addicts, former addicts and former dealers who have done their time? our guest this morning. louisiana representative ricky hardy who proposed the legislation and on the other side, dr. ken roy who runs the addiction recovery resources of new orleans and is a recovering addict himself. representative hardy, is this a good law or does this affect people's civil rights in
process. we've had the nuclear posture review that came out and made the same statement, that america's threats tend to be more with nonstate actors than with states today. we had the u.s./russia s.t.a.r.t. agreement and all of this is flowing into an every five year rue view of the nuclear proliferation treaty, and i think right now they're trying to say we're getting back into building global institutions and working collaboratively with other nations to move security up and to try to show that america can contribute in positive ways to the global community, rather than destabilizing global affairs. >> that treaty amendment called on nations to protect their own nuclear materials, essentially at their own discretion, which begs this question. why in this supposedly post 9/11 world has it taken more than eight years to address the nuclear terrorist threat specifically? >> well, there are two things going on. first, under the leadership of people like john bolton, who used to be under secretary of state for arms control in the bush administration also served as ambassador of the unite
it for us. megyn is up next. megyn: i'm megyn kelly, this is "america live." tens of thousands getting ready for what is shaping up to be the biggest protest since the vietnam war. deck morris is the keynote speaker at one of the biggest. he's with us today with what to expect today, during and after. one radical group sets its sights on the pope. new details on the risky stunt they are planning and what happens if it goes badly. also there is this. >> you do not want to have a nice conversation. megyn: and grayson yelling at some florida republicans and telling them to leave their own meeting. loud, lively and threat breaking on "america live" right now. we are awaiting details on the resignation on one of the most powerful and controversial union leaders in the united states. he is andy stern. we are told he will address reports that he is stepping down. the news sending shock waves throughout organized labor and washington. that's was stern claims he helped president obama get elected and helped democrats pass healthcare reform. stern also a regular at the white house, visiting 36 times l
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's the beef? >> i'm sue herera. ford motors bill ford joins us on the importance of america's manufacturing sector and the need to go big when going green. >>> i'm dennis one year after ranking best in first quarter of '09. >>> twitter unveiled its business plan today, but is it anything to tweet home about? that's what's on julia borteen's menu. >> everybody is talking about twitter's long-awaited business plan. the retweets and now what is a retweet worth and will it work? >> julia, thank you very much. let's get straight away to the market action. bob pisani kicking it off for us that new york stock exchange. bob? >> we can't quite seem to hold that 11,000 level and keep slipping in and around it. the dollar right at the top and a bit of a dollar rally right in the middle of the day. vague rumors floating around that mr. bernanke might use that joint economic testimony tomorrow to remove that extended testimony language. it did move the dollar up and didn't dramatically hurt the stock market except some things like the commodities. precious metal stocks and they had a nice run up so all
of the dead. >> every person in america understand it's the hard work in west virginia that made this country what it is. >> president obama ordered all flags in the state flown at half staff today. >>> taking a look now at news from across the nation. >> you don't use gasoline to start a grill. it's needless. >> in minnesota, a man died after a barbecue explosion. police say a charcoal grill blew up after someone used gasoline to light it. a 12-year-old boy was burned in the accident. the man who heard the blast and tried to help died. >>> in texas a little girl died after a horse accidentally trampled her. the horse got startled and tossed the girl and mom off. the horse stepped on the child's head and killed her. the mother suffered back and neck injuries. >>> and in florida, students taking to the streets to protest a newbill that would link teacher's salary to student test scores. the florida legislature passed the bill and now it's on the way to the governor's desk. the school district also expected teachers to call in sick to protest that bill. >>> caught on tape, a dramatic water resc
of the challenges we face internationally can't be solved by one nation alone, but i do think that america's leadership is important in order to get issues on the international agenda and to move in concert with other countries to have an effective response. there are a host of other issues obviously that have to be addressed. and one of the points that was made during this summit is we're talking here about the instruments of potential war or terrorism, but obviously, there are also the reasons, the rags nal, excuses for conflict that have to be addressed as well. i remain committed to being a partner with countries around the world and in particular, hot spots around the world, to see if we can reduce those tensions and resolve those conflicts. and the middle east would be a prime example. i think that the need for peace between israelis and palestinians in the arab states remains as critical as ever. it is a very hard thing to do. and i know that even if we are applying all of our political capital to that issue, the israeli people, through their government, and the palestinian people t
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damage with most of the blame falling on the boy scouts of america. >>> to the breaking news out of florida where an 11-year-old girl has been found alive after she had gone missing friday near a florida swamp. when they found nadya, she said, quote, i can't believe you rescued me. nbc's mark potter is live in winter springs, florida, with the story. mark, we're happy that they rescued nadya. but tell us what her condition is now. i know she was taken to the hospital for some treatment and observation. >> reporter: that's right. she's in the hospital now. she is being treated. she's being questioned by police. and those police are now telling a story of how she was found. the police chief here in winter springs says at 8:30 this morning officials got a call from a man named james king who said he had just found 11-year-old nadya blum in a deeply wooded area that has not yet been searched by police. they were able to triang late his cell phone call and pinpoint the location. it took officers more than two hours to get there. once they were notified. because the underbrush is just
of the challenges that we face internationally can't be solved by one nation alone. but i do think that america's leadership is important, in order to get issues on the international agenda, and to move in concert with other countries, to have an effective response. there are a host of other issues, obviously that have to be addressed. and one of the points that was made during the communique' is we're talking here about the instruments of potential war or terrorism. but obviously they're also the reasons, the rationales, the excuses for conflict that have to be addressed as well. and i remain committed to being a partner with countries around the world and in particular hot spots around the world. to see if we can reduce those tensions and ultimately resolve those conflicts. and the middle east would be a prime example. i think that the need for peace between the israelis and palestinians in the arab states, that remains as critical as ever. it is a very hard thing to do. and i know that even if we are applying all of our political capital to that issue, the israeli people through their govern
that we don't have here, in america you have the presumption of innocence before you're found guilty. in mexico, you're guilty and you have to prove you're innocent. there's no bail for murder. so if he's charged with murder, they'll hold him there. the system goes a lot faster if you are sentenced and found guilty for murder, there's no death penalty in mexico. and there's not a sentence over 50 years. they believe that's inhumane. so he's got one of the greatest attorneys there. there must be something. usually when you go to mexico, larry, when you're visiting there, you become a citizen. so they consider that a citizen of mexico was murdered. the guy probably be in jail right now unless there is some kind of evidence that, you know, they're really trying to confirm. so it could go either way. you got to have a great attorney that knows his surrounding and he picked the right one. >> larry: if you're visiting you're a citizen? >> well, when you -- once you cross the border into mexico, you become a mexico citizen even if you're a visitor. so all the laws are the same as to you as
. since those years he receded into a quiet life in america. there is no neil armstrong action figure, no chain of restaurants, and while he's walked on the moon, he's never been tempted to dance with the stars. our veteran space correspondent jay barbree exclusively obtained a letter written by neil armstrong and several other icons of the space program. it directly challenges president obama's reported plans to idle the u.s.-manned space program. astronauts armstrong, jim lovell and gene cernan write, "without the skill and experience that actual spacecraft operation provides, the usa is far too likely to being on a long downhill slide to mediocrity." and on this anniversary of the space disaster, it is the choice a president and nation must face. that's where we begin with tom costello at the kennedy space center in florida. tom, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. the shuttle program is retiring this year. another program, constellation was supposed to replace the program. an outside review panel found that program constellation was running behind schedule and had been
to america. president obama met with leaders from around the world today at the white house to talk about nuclear security. the white house announced the ukraine will get rid of stockpiles of enriched uranium. we will get an update on the nuclear weapons summit next. a panel examines this state of new media, a social networking, and grass-roots communications in iran. a group of former u.s. ambassadors discussed the prospects for peace in the middle east. >> all this month, see the winner of c-span's student documentary competition. watch the top winning videos every morning at 6:50 a.m. eastern before "washington journal." during the 830 a.m. program, meet the winner is. >> the white house announced ukraine will get rid of its nuclear material by 2012. robert gibbs spoke with reporters about the ukraine agreement and other nuclear issues. he is joined by counter- terrorism advisor john brennan. here is a portion of that meeting. >> good afternoon. before we hear from john brennan, i want to start with that announcement. ukraine announced a landmark decision to get rid of all of its stock
for russia to have taken. >> reporter: but, says sig hecker, a former director of america's own secret nuclear city at los alamos, stopping production still leaves russia with 150 tons of plutonium. >> they have so much material that the concern of russian nuclear materials getting out of the proper facilities and out of the proper hands remains very high on my own agenda. >> reporter: hecker visited russia's secret cities in the chaotic years after the fall of the soviet union. >> when i saw their practice of how they did the protection, the control, and the accounting of the nuclear material, i was terribly concerned. >> reporter: hecker says the controls have gotten better. but krasnoyarsk 26 was the last of 13 reactors that once turned up weapons-grade plutonium for the soviet union. the nightmare scenario of a terrorist group like al qaeda getting its hands on a ten-pound chunk and turning it into a weapon still remains. >> i would say that's a very difficult process, but not one that's impossible for a terrorist group. >> reporter: think they industrial a stockpile of nearly 100
lawsuit against the boy scouts of america. jurors in the oregon case have ordered the organization to pay a portland man $1.4 million because of repeated sexual abuse he suffered from a scout master back in the '80s. the jury decided the scouts are libel for punitive damages and negative general for failing to take steps for preventing abuse after keeping a secret list of suspected ped fills for -- pedophiles. >>> the nebraska's republican governor signed an abortion law that could have national implications. the measure bans abortions at 20 weeks based on the assertion that fetuses feel tame. a court challenge is expected. if the law in nebraska is upheld it could provide a legal foundation for abortion restrictions across the country. >>> just ahead on "news4 at 5:00" this evening, a clumsy crook goes above and beyond to commit a crime. >>> when hope was fading to find a missing girl lost in the woods, all of a sudden, she was found. we will tell you how came to the child's rescue. >> there is a new safety concern after a woman was attacked walking from the metro. >>> good afternoon. ou
question tonight is, do you believe the rise in militias in america will lead to violence? press 1 for yes, 2 for no. results later on in the show. joining me now is oklahoma state senator, he is also republican candidate for governor in the state of oklahoma. senator, good to have you with us tonight. i appreciate your time on this subject. >> ed, thank you for inviting me to be on today. >> yes, sir. would you support a state militia, a state-authorized militia? would you support that? >> well, let me bring you a little civility to this conversation first of all and let you know what my comments were in this very large article written by the a.p. i simply reaffirmed our second amendment rights. i made a statement every one of us have the right to keep and bear arms. and there's a lot of people around this country that despise that thought and would love nothing more than to take those second amendment rights away from us. so i believe it's important that we do have this quiet revolution, like you called for during your monologue, and call the people back to a practical application of our
about iran? our america and china singing the same tune? >> the host with of the most, welcoming a parade of dignitaries. the prospect of a group like al qaeda obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> we cannot wait any longer before we walked down these stockpiles. the results of materials falling into the hands of terrorist groups would be devastating. >> worldwide some 40 countries possess materials, the ukraine has pledged to get rid of its nuclear stockpiles. in the corridor is all the talk is of the iranian nuclear ambition. >> so far we have been absolutely unanimous on the goal. saying that we have got to follow through on the engagement that president obama had been trying, as well as the pressure. >> and this is what international pressure looks like. at this crucial meeting they say he secured a commitment from the chinese president. beijing had been seen on the final -- as the final holdout on the security council. mr. obama wants the matter settled within weeks. iran says that america's nuclear arsenal is the global threat. a war ofon move to the u.n. security council. >> join
succeeded in making america safer. >> make concrete commitments and tangible steps to secure nuclear materials so that they never fall into the hands of terrorists who would surely use them. >> reporter: he opened his mega-meeting of 47 nations with a warning. >> the risk of a nuclear confrontation between nations has gone down. but the risk of nuclear attack has gone up. >> reporter: the problem is no longer rockets carrying hydrogen, bombs. a nuclear the size of an april until a truck or shipping container. sent by terrorists like al qaeda and thisser trying today to get that nuclear. >> where were they to do so? it would be a catastrophe for the world. >> reporter: chile hold off a sol ewing last month. turning over 40 pounds of highly enriched uranium to be reprocessed in south carolina getting an out of the reach of al qaeda. secretary of state decline today sign ad deal with russia for both of our nations to reprocess tons of plu tone zblum ensure that this material will never again be used for weapons or any other military purpose. >> reporter: mr. obama says that chinese pres
news," broadcast of our viewers on pbs in america, also on the globe. coming up later -- a tragedy for families and a nation. thousands lined the streets of warsaw, playing their -- paying their respects to poland's first lady. now, hair dressers are taking to but a step closer to the free market. -- taking cuba a step closer to the free market. hello to you. president obama saying the world will be a safer place thanks to pledges to improve nuclear security at a summit in washington. nearly 50 world leaders attended, and they have agreed on a four-point plan to secure loose nuclear material within four years. mr. obama said the summit would help prevent a nuclear material falling into the wrong hands. closing the summit, the president hailed the efforts of all countries involved. that this was not a day of long speeches or lectures on what other nations must do. we listened to each other with mutual respect. we recognize that while the link countries face different challenges, -- while different countries is design challenges, we have a mutual interest in securing these materials.
college grads made it their mission to keep america clean. from here to san francisco they vowed to clean up the highways and waterways. pick up america was in maryland today walking across the country picking up litter while encouraging reusable resources and increased lands stewartship. they that have 50 volunteering helping. they traveled 92 miles and cleaned up five tons of trash. they plan to finish up in san francisco in august of 2011. >>> after passing all the late night legislation, governor o'malley is heading to the eastern shore, but it's for work. tomorrow he with l talk about the health of the chesapeake bay. last week the bay program issued a report card showing it improved slightly including the dwippedelling crab population. the population is at the highest level since 1993. led by increasing in a adult females. >>> baltimore is getting federal disaster funds for the december snowstorms that dumped totals in the -- record number totals in the city. the city couldn't show it received near record snowfall. officials persuaded the national weather service to look at addition
committee executives from bank of america, chase, citigroup and wells fargo were invited to testify and the fda seaboard expected to stepped its program to extend checking accounts that exceed the $250,000 deposit limit. >> and keep an eye on lockheed-martin's proposal to the navy. they hope to win a contract for up to 10 navy ships as well as business for five more ships. i'm jane king, reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you, stan. >> thank you. >> well, tonight's show side kick and band side kick he will be leaving for jay leno's side. he says he's ready for a career change. >> well, i've thought about, this and it wasn't that difficult after 18 years of playing america into commercials, i'm going to go somewhere where i can finish a song, man. >> yes! >> eubanks stays recent turmoil between nbc and he willo around conan o'brien had nothing to do with his decision to leave "the tonight show." the former anton schutz show host will be headed to tbs. his new show will air it was a surprise move following a bitter departure. a $45 million exit deal he can't host a new deal before
and st lake city. phoenix will hit 77. and sacramento is 65. >>> coming up on "america this morning," a new look at what caused the biggest bank collapse in history. >>> then, quarterback ben roethlisberger escapes criminal charges. but not the wrath of one prosecutor, who tells him to grow up. >>> and a surprise from conan o'brien, on his return to late night. >>> wall street's 11,000-level milestone doesn't seem to be exciting investors overseas this morning. tokyo's nikkei average and hong kong's hang seng were both down. in london, the ftse also opened lower. wall street starts the day with the dow jones industrial average at 11,006, after yesterday's small increase. the nasdaq was also up. >>> today, congress will hear from executives of washington mutual, the biggest bank to fail in history. senate failed to stop the deceptive practices. the documents show loan officers were rewarded for the volume and speed of subprime mortgages they sold. >>> twitter rolls out a moneymaking advertising prom today. new, promoted tweets will appear when users search certain key words. they wil
of scrap metal overseas. and of course, what are they using it for? well, in fact america's largest export on a volume basis is waste. whether it be waste metals, plastic or paper. and it's being shipped there to be reprocessed into goods, to be re-exported to the united states in the form of toys or appliances. what ever. what about paper, glass and aluminum. what do you think is going on with those prices? are they at all valuable today and why? absolutely, all commodities are valuable today. it really is again because of the strong demand in asia. and you will find that whether it be from agricultural commodities or in base metals. have you noticed any changes in the amount that people are actually recycling these days versus maybe before the recession started? well i would say that when the recession happened, the amount being recycled dropped dramatically. now as prices pick up, then more is recycled. because value can cover the cost of recycling. and people are being paid for their glass and aluminum and plastic? absolutely. and on average any idea how much we can get for those items
, which has guided much of america's approach is long past. i have a views on these matters. i will not share them with you today. i will only say the following. hope is very important. it can never be abandoned. not if you have children, and even if you do not. some things need to be seriously tested. i think some questions need to be looked at and answered. can a u.s. president substitutes his own sense of leadership perhaps for the absence of strong leadership that exist in the region? is a conflict-ending agreement between israelis and palestinians which deals with border security, refugees work? are the current israeli and palestinian leaders willing and able to pay the price for that agreement? there is a piece this morning in the l.a. times that raises the question that this administration may be less interested in changing the behavior of netanyahu in mortgages and in changing him. the question -- rather than in a changing him. can they get this right? that is an important question. there has never been an administration that has not done serious peacemaking and also en
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